The Drum Jobs 25 July 2017 14:02:48 +0000 Marketing Account Manager Are you a creative account executive or manager looking for your next challenge? We’re looking for someone super special. Someone who can join our award-winning marketing agency; someone who will fit into our fabulous team but make a ripple too with their new ideas. We’re a creative agency based in Birmingham with a wide range of wonderful clients from all sectors and now we need someone to assist in leading our account management team to help us look after clients on a daily basis as a Marketing Account Manager.  No two clients are the same, but they all have one thing in common – they demand tailored creative solutions for their marketing objectives delivered on budget and on time. Delivering these campaigns requires great skills in communication through client to studio and suppliers, project and time management, flexibility, being calm under pressure, adaptability… Also a talent for tea making, coffee brewing, dart throwing and pool playing is also encouraged! Answering to our Director dream-team, your key roles as a primarily studio-based client/production account manager will be to maintain and develop existing client relationships through developing strategies, a strong understanding of digital social media and emarketing campaigns, above and below the line execution, producing stunning briefs, detailed budgets and project plans, production of engaging proposals and complete management of jobs through production to delivery. You must be able to problem-solve and find creative solutions for ever-evolving client briefs. You will... 17 August 2017 17:05:22 +0000 Graphic Designer (Maternity Cover) Our client, an award winning company based in the heart of Leamington Spa is looking to recruit a Graphic Designer on a fixed term flexible contract to cover maternity leave for up to 12 months. They are looking for someone with the flexibility to change their hours weekly to meet the demands of the business. As Graphic Designer you will need to be highly experienced and an exceptional all round designer with a great eye for fine detail and a passion for all things creative. Your experience will include designing for both print and digital across a wide range of brands and sectors. As a skilled, motivated and organised individual you will have excellent attention to detail and can work confidently with an easy ability to multi-task and work collaboratively, as well as on your own. You will work alongside the current Graphic Designer to create design solutions for proposals and presentations that have a high visual impact. The role involves listening to their Sales, Operations and Head Office teams, as well as existing and prospective clients meeting their design needs, listening to the requirements and understanding their needs before making design decisions. The work demands creative flair, up-to-date knowledge of industry software, you must be fully mac literate and have a professional approach to time, costs and deadlines. For further information, please do contact us with an up to date CV and portfolio, which demonstrates your amazing design skills for immediate consideration! 17 August 2017 16:04:35 +0000 Digital Content Producer Do you love creating eye catching digital content including video, photography and copywriting for social media and websites? We’re offering a unique role for a talented Digital Content Producer to help us make the National Forest famous. You’ll be applying our new brand guidelines and research to create content across a number of products and campaigns including the first National Forest Festival. There’s more to the National Forest than trees. Covering 200 square miles of Leicestershire, Derbyshire and Staffordshire, our venture inspires people and businesses to get back in touch with nature - and helps everyone flourish. In fact, our model for a new way of life has made such an impact that we’re often used as a national case study.   We are a charity with an environmental cause at our heart. We are also part of government and work closely with our communities and innovative partnerships to pioneer a sustainable approach. That's not a vague aspiration; it's already how we work. We set out how to make all events, products, plans, and activities environmentally and financially sustainable in the long term. And to see it all through, we engage our communities to help them care for their forest, too. If you are passionate about design, content, digital marketing, the environment and have three years’ work experience in leading the delivery of content for marketing campaigns and corporate communications we would like to hear from you. Please click on the 'Apply' button to complete an application for this post. You will... 15 August 2017 17:05:13 +0000 Account Manager / Project Manager - Packaging Design Agency We have been exclusively briefed on this exciting new Account Manager opportunity with a brilliant packaging design agency working on a high profile retail brand, if you're an exceptional project manager with agency experience please get in touch to hear more!? This agency is looking for an experience Account Manager / Brand Manager or Project Manager to work on packaging design briefs managing projects from conception to launch. You’ll be working on one of the agency’s flagship clients, a well-known retail brand and managing packaging design projects for a multitude of categories. This exciting new role will see you working on a big brand retail client, managing packaging design projects from brief to execution and leading a team to manage the delivery of projects to strict deadlines. This role requires a brilliant project manager with a real passion for the brand, exceptional attention to detail and fantastic client handling skills. Key responsibilities: • Day to day client management managing senior level relationships • Taking client briefs and managing these though internally and via external suppliers • Managing and escalating issues with a solution focused approach • Managing external suppliers • Keeping up to date with clients competitors and advising them on credible marketing initiatives • Ensuring that internal teams are driving projects through to timescales and budgets They are looking for a candidate who has: • Exceptional project management and account management skills gained within... 11 August 2017 10:10:28 +0000 Account Manager / Junior Account Manager Awesome opportunity to join a fab Birmingham based integrated agency working on creative marketing campaigns for some high profile clients across b2b and consumer clients! If you’re an Account Manager or Junior Account Manager looking to join an agency with a great culture and benefits package (heavy on the team socials!), enviable client base and super talented team please get in touch. The role is with an independent integrated marketing agency based just north of Birmingham, the agency work on a broad range of clients across a variety of sectors with a focus on home & lifestyle and building & construction. Their clients are a range of luxury consumer brands, household names, education and soft b2b building / diy products. This role would see you working across a variety of campaigns from print advertising and collateral production to sales promotions and events and from a digital perspective mailers, social media and video etc. The role will be strategic and tactical; you’d be working closely with an Account Director but leading on your own accounts with lots of autonomy. The role will involve managing client relationships, taking briefs and managing highly creative and thoughtful campaigns through to execution. Key responsibilities: • Managing client relationships with some of the agency’s key clients across b2c and b2c – the client base can be structured to fit the successful candidate. • Working on the creation of impactful marketing plans for a variety of brands • Managing the execution of campaigns... 10 August 2017 16:04:29 +0000 Sales & Marketing Manager Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Marketing Manager or Senior Marketing Executive to join a brilliantly creative agency based North of Birmingham in an internal Marketing Manager position. This is a newly created internal Sales & Marketing Manager position and as such is a great opportunity for an established aspiring Marketing Manager or to join a forward thinking agency that works with some truly brilliant brands. As this is a brand new position, you’d be working really closely with the MD to deliver an inspired marketing plan and, with the help of an extremely talented team of creatives and digital gurus, you’d also be managing the implementation of your campaigns from conception to launch and beyond. The agency is a rare gem, they have a fantastic culture where each and every individual is truly valued and well rewarded, they work really closely together and their socials are epic! They have a great client base, lots of household brands and market leading b2b clients as well as some brilliant boutique brands but as well as producing exceptional campaigns for their clients they are also highly service driven and have excellent relationships with their customers working in many cases as an extension of their marketing team. Key responsibilities: • Executing a detailed marketing plan to help to develop the agency’s profile, brand awareness and new business development • Managing marketing campaigns that span print and digital – you would be working on anything from social media, blogs and websites to... 09 August 2017 11:11:09 +0000 Graphic Designer A great opportunity has come about for a designer to work within a growing and highly established agency based in the wonderful county of Warwickshire. Whether you are a budding junior creative looking for that perfect role or a middleweight creative wanting a fresh challenge, working within a business that can offer you an array of clients to work with, then I want to hear from you. This agency has many years of heritage and has a client list that is the envy of their competitors from their B2B and B2C clients. There sector specialisms range from Automotive, Environmental and Logistics and they are in throes of adding more clients onto their ever expanding client list. Working as part of a design team that is growing, you will work alongside one other designer servicing the company’s entire clients. Working across a wide array of touchpoints from print to digital including working across Word and PowerPoint documents you will also be required to manage the work-flow coming through the agency so you need to be highly organised and have previous experience of this in some capacity. Skills and Experience required. Previous experience working within a similar environment. You must be highly competent across the Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. You must be happy to work across both Word and PowerPoint. Previous experience working across B2B clients. To be considered for the role of Designer you must showcase a portfolio that is packed full of campaigns across a variety of clients and touch points including,... 08 August 2017 15:03:01 +0000 Middleweight Graphic Designer (12 month maternity cover) Our client is a hugely impressive global manufacturer and designer of products for the kitchen and home, who are experiencing an exciting period of growth as their enviable client base grows and these are some of the leading retailers and distributors in the UK & Europe! This is an excellent opportunity to join become a key member of their small, friendly and talented in-house design team. They are looking for a middleweight designer to cover a period of maternity for a period of 12 months – Although there is no guarantee that there will be a permanent role at the end of it, if growth continues it could certainly be realistic due to workload! Ideally they are looking for someone with at least 4 year's experience in a similar role. The successful candidate will be working under the guidance of a Senior Designer and also alongside a Junior Designer and a Product Designer. The role is split between Packaging Artwork, Branding, Product Design, Product Specs and Customer Presentations. You will need to love the detail and accuracy of Artworking to create eye catching designs & neat layouts for Kitchenware Packaging ranges. There will be opportunities to show your creative flare with involvement in Branding and Product Design. This would include tasks such a researching Trends in the market, working on Designs for new Brands and Product ranges and also creating Presentations to show ideas to Customers. As well as a passionate design guru you will need to be efficient, organised and able to work accurately to tight deadlines at busy periods of the year -... 01 August 2017 10:10:29 +0000 Senior PR Account Executive- PR Account Manager Senior PR Account Executive to PR Account Manager, PR Agency, West Midlands, 24000-30000 An exceptional opportunity for a brilliant Senior PR Account Executive or PR Account Manager to join an outstanding, highly reputable agency based in central Birmingham! An opportunity not to be missed! This is an incredible chance to join this fantastically talented and friendly team as a PR Account Manager working across an exciting remit of largely consumer clients in leisure and lifestyle sectors. This role requires a sparky, forward thinking and motivated PR Account Manager looking for a fast paced, diverse and exciting role within a truly fantastic agency that achieves exceptional results. This agency offers great benefits, provides extensive career progression and prides itself on recognising the talents and efforts of their team. They are a fantastic agency to work for if you are a talented PR candidate looking for a move to enhance and grow your career! Key Responsibilities Contributing to the development of campaign strategy Managing the implementation of creative, high profile national PR campaigns Building and maintaining relationships with the media in order to gain successful media coverage Developing strong, credible relationships with clients to retain existing, and gain new business Key skills Experience within a PR agency environment at Senior Account Executive level or Account Manager level An ability to think creatively and write compelling copy for consumer campaigns Confidence and credibility when pitching to media and clients... 01 August 2017 09:09:01 +0000 PR Account Director This is a very exciting opportunity for a wonderful PR Account Director to join an outstanding, highly reputable agency based in central Birmingham! This wonderful agency is looking for a talented PR Account Director to join their fabulous team- an opportunity not to be missed! This is an incredible chance to join this fantastically talented and friendly team as a PR Account Director working across an exciting remit big name clients. This role requires a sparky, forward thinking and motivated candidate looking for a fast paced, diverse and exciting role within a truly fantastic agency that achieves exceptional results. This agency offers great benefits, provides extensive career progression and prides itself on recognising the talents and efforts of their team. They are a fantastic agency to work for if you are a talented PR candidate looking for a move to enhance and grow your career! Key Responsibilities Leading on fantastic accounts and managing client relationships Managing the team below and ensuring the implementation of creative, high profile national PR campaigns Coming up with exceptional pitches and proposals, contributing to new business and also protecting existing relationships Mentoring and guiding more junior members Key skills Experience within a PR agency environment at Senior Account Manager level or above Confidence and credibility when pitching to clients both current and prospective Strong communication and leadership skills along with an ability to build excellent relationships at all levels This is an amazing... 30 July 2017 20:08:43 +0000 Art Director / Photographer Calling all self-confessed comic geeks! I am working with a unique Birmingham based retailer who is passionate about selling the best official merchandise from your favourite videogames, TV shows, comics and movies, from Batman, Spider Man, Zelda, Superman to everything Marvel, these guys are seriously impressive! In line with their ambitious growth plans, a pivotal new role of Art Director has become available in this talented team. You will need to live and breath everything comic related and able to prove your geekiness and demonstrate this passion as you are going to be key to coming up with the vision of communicating effectively with both equally passionate current and potential customers! You will be a capable photographer who can effectively storyboard and design a campaign around each product line, engaging with the audience and driving sales. If you have previous and demonstrable experience of working in a similar role and you are happy to admit your geekiness then I look forward to hearing from you! Interview dates confirmed - Start asap. Art Director / Photographer / Designer, Birmingham, Retail, up to 40,000 pa 25 July 2017 09:09:51 +0000 Client Services Director Amazing opportunity for a Client Services Director to join an award winning retail design agency heading up a fantastic client services team! I’ve been briefed on a brilliant new opportunity with one of Birmingham’s leading lights, a highly regarded and well established retail design and branding agency who boast a client base full to the brim with iconic retail brands. If you’re an established Client Services Director or Group Account Director looking for the next step in your career please do get in touch to hear more. This agency work with some of the biggest brands out there coming up with exception retail design and branding for their clients. They have an international offering and manage campaigns across the globe and are looking for a candidate with a proven track record in heading up a highly successful team, developing exceptional customer experience and strategically growing a business to join their team. The Client Services Director will be responsible for: • Developing business within existing clients and strategically identifying growth opportunities with new target clients • Leading pitch teams ad presenting to prospect clients • Management of two Senior Account Director and supporting them with the development of their team and client base • Managing high level client relationships, assisting with strategy and managing any issues that may arise day to day They are looking for a candidate who has: • Experience at a senior level and a proven track record in team management • New... 24 July 2017 21:09:17 +0000 Account Director / Senior Account Director I’m working on a fantastic Senior Account Director opportunity with a leading design agency based in Birmingham, if you’re an Account Director or Senior Account Director with retail experience looking to work on some iconic brands please get in touch! This agency work with some of the biggest brands out there coming up with exception retail design and branding for their clients. They have an international offering and manage campaigns across the globe and are looking for an Account Director or Senior Account Director with retail experience to join their fantastic team. You will be responsible for managing a small team, leading from the front and developing and nurturing some highly talented account handlers as well as leading the client relationship and overseeing all campaigns. This is a really varied role with the opportunity to develop strategy and see this though, alongside your team, to final delivery. The Account Director will be responsible for: • Acting as the Strategic lead on some of the agency’s key clients, really getting under the skin of their brands and target customers • Overseeing the delivery of campaigns from brief to execution with the support of your team who will range from Senior Account Manager / Project Manager level to Account Executive level • Developing new business within your client base, spotting opportunities and developing these • Managing budgets and ensuring the profitability of projects • Managing and developing your team, including responsibility for training and... 24 July 2017 13:01:10 +0000 Senior Account Director -Motorbikes This is a rare opportunity to join a high profile agency, if you have a passion for motorbikes get in touch ASAP as this could be your dream role. This role is urgent so get in touch ASAP for a confidential chat. 24 July 2017 13:01:24 +0000 Business Development Director This is a high profile opportunity to join a fantastic agency in the Midlands, who are looking for a Business Development Director get in touch ASAP for a confidential  24 July 2017 13:01:38 +0000 Senior Account Manager/Account Director Were proud of our record of satisfying and retaining our clients, and now were looking for a driven SAM/AD to maintain this record. Within the agency, this multifaceted role will act on behalf of the client, overseeing the account and putting their requirements at the top of the agenda. Theyll also be the gatekeeper of the relationship with the client, responsible for building a more mutually beneficial partnership. Our tenacious recruit will have an ability to open up opportunities and generate organic growth for our business. And more importantly, by leading, training and motivating a team of account handlers, theyll be able to inspire others to grow our business and satisfy our clients. Who might you be? Youll be an established Account Director or experienced Senior Account Manager looking to make a step up. Youre educated to degree level but, crucially, youve proven yourself time and time again in your career. Youre target-driven with a sales focus that combines relationship-building skills with confidence and a determination to achieve solid, tangible results. Furthermore, as a leader, you convey your proactive attitude and enthusiasm to your team, instilling in them a hunger for success. 24 July 2017 13:01:10 +0000 Account Director One of the Midlands full service agencies who delivers a consistently high standard of service to their clients, are looking to recruit a commercially minded account director to help continue their success.  You will be an excellent project manager, with a number of years' marketing experience and have exceptional relationship building skills, with a sound attention to detail will also be required.